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We want to make sure our visitors are kept up to date with the street construction and changes downtown. Here is the latest information about street construction from Appleton Downtown, Inc:   2019 construction & closures: 2019 will have construction and closures to turn Appleton Street into a 2-way and finish up the crosswalk updates […]

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The Building for Kids Children’s Museum (BFKCM) and Kimberly-Clark’s Huggies® and Pull-Ups®brands have opened the new Babies & Toddlers Around the World exhibit and are celebrating by inviting the community to join them in a diaper drive. Starting today, and lasting through February 1, families who bring in an unopened package of diapers will receive […]

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Starting January 1, 2019, there will be some changes in parking in downtown Appleton. The Blue Ramp, the one directly behind the BFK, will be closed. It will be demolished with construction scheduled to start in March. Along with this change, parking rates will increase in the ramps and for metered parking. Parking is the […]

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Starting January 1, 2019, the daily admission and Membership prices will see a slight increase at the BFK. This increase is do to rising overhead costs and expenses, and not any updates or new exhibits (which were all supported through generous community members and organizations). If you have questions about our financials, we do an […]

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Every adult wants the kids in their lives to be healthy. One of the things that make healthy kids? Play! A report published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in late summer outlined not only the need for play in healthy child development but also ways that pediatricians can encourage play in their patients. Benefits […]

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If you haven’t made time to explore at the BFK lately, now’s the time! This fall we are wrapping up around $2.5 million, and three years, worth of updates and renovations! Some changes have been small like coats of paint to refresh our look, and some have been large like the first expansion in 11 […]

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